Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 
 

As of 18  Sep 2020

 

   

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  Covid 19 Sign On Sheet

  1. Maximum 10 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. No carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

   
       
  SEPTEMBER 2020    
       
  Sun 6th Sep - FMR - Operating an incorporated association in QLD. To nominate email: fmrqld@gmail.com    
       
  Wed 9th Sep - Club Meeting -  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
 
 
  Sun 13th Sep -  AB - East Barney Falls Limit of 8. Usual day trip plus abseil equipment. Meet Rathdowney 0800h Contact: Ted 0428 753 297     
       

Sun 13th DW S T3 F3 Mount Cotton: This walk is approx 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members or a training walk for members.  (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill). We will leave  from the Green Box at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property No 712-730 West Mount Cotton Road, Sheldon.  Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. For Directions and More information Click Here  Contact Jean Perlin 0401 213 315 Email: jeanperlin@hotmail.com    
       
       
  Sun 20th Sept - S T2 F2 - Scribbly Gums Conservation Park - 7km, approx 2-2.5hr including a morning tea stop.
A pleasant easy amble on relatively flat tracks through the conservation park. We'll follow a circuit (shared mountain bike tracks) through open scribbly gum forest, casuarina groves and along a section of Hilliards Creek.  Suitable for beginners or anyone who doesn't want to walk too fast.
Meet at the end of Coburg St West (nearest intersecting street Sunshine Drive, near cemetary) about 8:45am to start walking at 9am. Park at end of cul-de-sac or on side of street (note no toilet facilities).  We'll follow the paved bikeway for a short distance before entering the conservation area.
Limit 10 people with appropriate social distancing as required. Contact Leah Stephenslstephens@tpg.com.au / stephensleah@hotmail.com / 0499234606. (for anyone that knows the area, we'll be following Bondi track, Hammer, Little Scrubber, Flow Control, Magic, Lower Magic, Platypus loop and back along Orchid to close the circuit.)
   
       
 

Fri 25th Sep - M DW F3 T3 - Daves Creek Circuit -  Binna Burra.  Leaving Redlands 7am. There are still roadworks happening so it maybe a slow journey. No rush to get up there as this walk is about 4 hours at an easy pace. This is our first time back in the area so we aren’t sure what the track will look like after the fires. Great views over Numinbah valley and a couple of water crossing, if there is any water around. Bring all the usual day gear, enough water and hat etc. Snacks and lunch. Poles might be helpful. Leader Leah and Amanda. If interested,  text Amanda  0401017941

   
       
  Sat 26th S T3 F3 Venmans Quarry Walk.   Meet at parking lot at 8:00am - Distance approx 9 km and takes about 2 hours.  Morning smoko back at the starting point.  Bring something to eat and thermos flask.  Jet boiler availabe for coffee/tea.  Register with Geoff Arnell:  0448 946 682 or email geoffarnell12@gmail.com    
       
 

Sat 26th Sep - DW T6 F7 -  West Peak Mt Barney via Savages Ridge.  Contact Judy M-S Judym-s@bigpond.com or 0408 874 315

   
       
 

Sun 27th Sep M T2 F3 - Thylogale Track (Mt Nebo). An easy and enjoyable half-day walk 11km in total, along an essentially flat track from Jolly's Lookout to Boombana Picnic Ground and back on the same track, with smaller loops at either end on the Egernia and Pitta circuits. We'll meet at 8:30am at Jolly's Lookout to start walking at 9am, and should be back at Jolly's by lunchtime (bring own picnic lunch for after, if you like!). As we walk the track we pass through sections of dry bushland and cool rainforest, lots of birdsong around, and get occasional views between the trees. Suitable for beginners, or anyone who doesn't want to walk too fast. Limit 10 people with appropriate social distancing as required.  Separate cars preferable.
Contact Leah Stephens lstephens@tpg.com.au / stephensleah@hotmail.com / 0499234606 

   
       

OCTOBER 2020    
       
 

CANCELLED - BOOKED OUT -Sat 3- Mon 5  Goomburra Base Camp.  Expressions of interest requested.  Currently there are sites available .  Members need to book for camping themselves.  Day walks range from easy to moderate.  There is an easy track circuit at the campsite.  There is a a walk along Auracania Ck which may require a wade on the way to the falls.  There is also a dry track to the falls. Contact Ted Wassenberg at  twassenberg@optusnet.com or 0428 753 297

 

   
       
 

Thurs 8-Mon 12 Giraweend Base Camp.  Margie and I will  be camping at Castle Rock camp ground from the Thursday to the Monday.  Day walks will be to the many interesting rock formations, starting from the camp ground.  This is a great time of the year to visit as the temperatures are starting to warm up.

To see the park map go to https:/parks.des.qld.gov.au/_data_assets/pdf_file/0026/155834/girraween-map.pdf  

To book your site go to: https://qpws.usedirect.com/qpws/

Leader David Rae david.r.rae@gmail.com

   
       
       
  Wed 14th Oct Club Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
       
       

Sun 18th Oct - Three Capes Bike Ride -       A ride around Wellington Point, Cleveland Point and Victoria Point and back.  Starting from Wellington Point Railway Station at 06:30 we ride out to Wellington Point and back, then continue to Cleveland Point via Ormiston.  At Cleveland Point we take a short drink break before continuing to Victoria Point along Eddie Santaguiana way.  At Vicky Point we take a longer break for refreshments (possibe sausage sizzle) before the last leg back to Wello Point Railway Station.  If you don't feel like you are up to the whole ride, you can join in for any section of your choice.  Approximate distances and riding times:  Wellington Point Railway Station - Wellington Point - Cleveland Point, 16.6 km: 1 hour.  Victoria Point-Wellington Point Railway Station 19.3 km:  1 hour 10 min. A more detailed timetable will be issued closer to the day.  Please indicate your interest to Mats Andersson 0423 718 811 or matsmarika@gmail.com    
       
  NOVEMBER  2020    
       

Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov RBC Christmas Breakup 2020. Further details to follow    
       
       
  Wed 11th Nov Club Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
       
  DECEMBER 2020    
       
       
  DATE CLAIMER FOR 2021 : (August,  Friday 6th - Monday 9th 2021)  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. Date claimer. More information early 2021.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       

 

 
 
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